Dumping Your Old Clothes? Not Before You Try These DIY Ideas

While you may want to save money, sometimes you find that you cannot avoid a trip to the shopping center: You simply have nothing to wear. This is a common syndrome for many women, despite having a wardrobe filled with clothes! So before you grab your purse and start shopping, here is the DIY survival to pimp up your old clothes and give them a new life! Turn them into Reusable Bags It is … [Read more...]

DIY: Homemade Lavender & Jasmine Sugar Scrub

Homemade Lavender & Jasmine Sugar Scrub, with a touch of Honey for silky soft skin I'm not too much into beautifying myself, and I often look at other women who look impeccable almost every hour of the day, and I wonder - How do they do this!? With a full-time job, a toddler at home, and a kitchen to manage, I barely find time to look presentable, forget impeccable! But nevertheless, last … [Read more...]

How to Handle Picky Eaters?

I am sure all Moms out there experience a time when their kids will just not eat what's served at the dinner table. 7pm is not called the Witching Hour for no reason - a happily playing kid suddenly turns into this "NO" maniac who refuses to eat what's on his plate. Though our daughter has been a decently good eater, lately, its getting more challenging to feed her at dinner. She only wants one … [Read more...]

Top 10 Natural Remedies To Remove Blackheads

Blackheads are also known as 'open comedones' in the medical terminology, but for you and me, they are simply the first stage of acne, and are generally caused due to poor hygiene, excess generation of facial oils, poor diet, poor digestion and possibly thyroid disorders. Exfoliated skin, dirt, and bacteria congeal beneath the outer layers of skin to form unsightly blemishes, which are called … [Read more...]

Beginner’s Tips to Decorate a Birthday Cake

If you are amazed at the ornate birthday cakes lying decorated at the shops, stop frowning because it is not rocket science. The reason for making unique birthday cakes is that, for birthday cakes, different age groups need different kinds of looks. Kids love themed cakes, perhaps with their favorite super hero whereas adults might like more of a design or reminder of something special to them. No … [Read more...]

Roasted Artichokes With Herbed Lemon Butter

I have to admit I am not a complete Artichoke fan yet, and perhaps will never be a dedicated one. But over years, after having been subjected to numerous instances of tasting them in various ways, one is bound to develop a certain respect for them, given the fact that they are locally grown in California, and are nutritious too, and can actually do good to your body. The "fleshy" leaves have a … [Read more...]

How To Boil An Egg Perfectly

  Perfectly Soft-Boiled Egg via Respectful Eggs Eggs are a powerhouse of nutrition, and one of the best ways to enjoy an egg is by boiling it, then sprinkling it with some salt and pepper, and off it goes into your mouth! With just 70 calories, and full of nature’s most perfect form of protein, boiled eggs are a good thing to include in your diet. I am trying to get my toddler to eat eggs … [Read more...]

How To Make Christmas Ornaments At Home

Homemade Christmas Ornaments Gone are the days when everything used to be Homemade, especially during Holiday season. Lack of time and easy availability of stuff at affordable prices make buying stuff an attractive bet, versus making something yourself. However, I'm sure everyone of you will agree, that making things yourself is a great way to indulge your creativity, and holiday crafts are a fun … [Read more...]

How To Cut & Cook Pumpkin

How To Cut a PumpkinPumpkins are showing off everywhere, be it the big gigantic Fairyland pumpkins used to decorate your house, or the huge Orange ones specifically for displaying your Jack-o-lantern carving skills, or the really cute little mini pumpkins that look so pretty on your dinner tables or your produce basket! But when it comes to cooking with Pumpkins, the medium-sized Pie Pumpkins are … [Read more...]

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

Easy Pizza Dough RecipeWhen it comes to enjoying a homemade Pizza, a good crust is the key. These days, its not hard to find good quality pizza dough in the market; however, it is very easy to make your own pizza dough at home, with as little as 5 ingredients, and not much prepping or kneading! In our home, Pizza is usually an option when there's not much time to cook anything else. Grabbing some … [Read more...]